Who should be concerned about health care data security?
The 2013-2014 winter season has dumped record snow amounts on the northeastern United States, which has made it a rough go for public works agencies and employers to clean up. It also presented an opportunity for snowplow contracting service Xtreme Snow Pros to bulldoze its competition; however, the company was feeling increasingly hampered by its management and recruiting practices.
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Foursquare helps people discover new places, restaurants and experiences nearby with their mobile phone. For the talent team at Foursquare, employee procedures like onboarding didn't have the same ease and connectivity that their products allowed consumers to enjoy. Onboarding and other procedures were time-consuming, manual processes that resulted in redundant records and tons of wasted paper.
Through strategic partnerships, small brokerages can compete on a national level.
Partnering with an outside company can have big payoffs, but it can also fail big time. Monique Reece, founder and CEO of MarketSmarter and author of *Real-Time Marketing for Business Growth, discusses some of the most overlooked considerations when selecting the right business partner.
Columnist Craig Davidson says extending your usual advice to clients to the HR realm is important to your business.
Despite assurances from the Department of Health and Human Services that Healthcare.gov is secure, Committee on Oversight & Government Reform Chairman Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calf.) said Thursday that we must assume that website is still vulnerable and Americans may have [personally identifiable information] hacked and taken.
John Seltzer, along with son Jason, establishes the groundwork for an enduring business with a focus on consultative sales.
Freeing up resources that are used inefficiently can actually improve the quality of your relationships with both clients and employees.
Insurance brokers have been saying it all along, but now a House Oversight and Government Reform report confirms that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services had numerous failings in their conceptualization and implementation of navigators. Here are the key findings from that House report: [Images: Fotolia]
June Felix of Citigroup sits down with Heather Landy, editor in chief of SourceMedia's American Banker magazine to discuss a new paperless organization system for health bills and how it incorporates HSAs and FSAs.
The decision by CMS leaves just eight days for insurers to send bills to those signing up on the last day of the enrollment period.
Quandary emerges for brokers who trained on the systems but might not want the business.
Public support for the U.S. health care overhaul fell to its lowest level in a Kaiser Family Foundation survey after the Oct. 1 debut of government-run insurance marketplaces greeted consumers with breakdowns on websites, higher prices and potentially broken promises.